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Sea Kayaking & Awards Celebration

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 21:14

sea kayaking camp for girls in washington stateGirls were successful in earning skill beads at camp… Sarah was the final person to earn her Fire Bead by successfully starting a fire by herself and several other girls completed the final step in earning their Group Living Beads by facilitating group discussions...

River Floating & More Watercraft Activities

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 20:01

The Yellowstone Horseback Adventure I girls enjoyed the first night of camping and the Alpengirl Welcome Burritos were a hit and there was an incredible peachy pink sunset over the river! The stars were also some of the most breathtaking we've seen in years. Even through all the first days lessons, the girls have been mostly patient while learning &...

Alpengirls Summit Desolation Peak

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 15:49

girls hiking blogAll girls made it to the top! A 14 mile roundtrip day hike to the top of Desolation Peak during the backpacking trip in North Cascades National Park was a great success! After a delayed start to the backpacking trip on day one, the group had a...

Backpacking Success

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 01:28

girls backpacking camp MTThe group was excited and proud to have accomplished a 4-day backpacking trip and covered about 20 miles - it was a good challenge for all with some beautiful scenery with lots of mountain views, lakes, wildflowers, games and good friendships forming. The girls especially loved the mac...

Wild & Fun Days at Camp

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 05:09

The Alpengirls have been loving the daily changes of scenery and are embracing trying out all sorts of new things! Kayaking down the river was so peaceful. We saw a momma moose and her baby, along with many bald eagles, ducklings, and cool water bugs! We had an Alpenolympic talent show, and the girls split into two groups to perform...

Whitewater Rafting the Sauk River

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 16:49

Rafting at Girls Camp with AlpengirlThe North Cascades Adventure I group is off to a great start with really nice weather, friendly girls, a beautiful riverside campsite in the woods, and a fun whitewater raft trip on the Sauk River yesterday near Darrington, WA. The group enjoyed the M...

Another Backpacking Success

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 20:51

backpacking group mt"From the Field" ~ notes from Alpenguides Cassie & Heidi: Girls loved going rafting and had a blast taking turns being in the front of the raft. One of the Alpengirl rafts passed all the other rafts because they worked so well as a team! Debbie, Lily, Azariah,...

"From the Field" - From Alpenguides

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 00:02

surf lessons in ORSince arriving to the coast we have experienced normal PNW coastal weather - cloudy, windy one hour to sunny clear skies the next. We're all showered up and clean and had a chill day after the backpacking trip ended of walking the beach and seeing a lighthouse and...

Ocean Bound - Camp in Oregon

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 22:19

We’re back in the front country and headed to the coast! We had great sunny and warm weather for backpacking and girls completed backpacking with success with only one night that was kind of chilly. There were challenges along the way with a river crossing and snow that had not melted yet which blocked our original route (but was fun...

Horseback Riding Camp

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 19:09

Girls Horse Camp MontanaWe’ve had an AMAZING horse pack trip the last five days! All of the girls have grown very close, our group is officially one big Alpengirl family! Some of the highlights of the last few days include the gorgeous day ride to Bears Den, complete with...